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American Libraries

The American Libraries collection includes material contributed from across the United States. Institutions range from the Library of Congress to many local public libraries. As a whole, this collection of material brings holdings that cover many facets of American life and scholarship into the public domain. Significant portions of this collection have been generously sponsored by Microsoft, Yahoo!, The Sloan Foundation, and others.

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2,205,570
texts
2,614
movies
1,143
images
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Always Available
185,419
Available to Borrow
39,763
Waitlist
Year
12,121
1997
12,093
1996
12,748
1995
12,695
1994
12,621
1993
12,264
1992
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Topics & Subjects
32,299
genealogy
24,203
public domain
20,235
Numismatics
14,265
Periodicals
13,995
Plants, Ornamental Catalogs
13,427
Flowers Seeds Catalogs
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city of fort wayne, indiana
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united states. department of agriculture. radio service
4,443
associated students of brigham young university
4,364
united states. bureau of agricultural economics
4,099
united states. foreign agricultural service
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united states. court of appeals (district of columbia circuit)
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English
223,409
German
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French
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Spanish
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Handwritten English
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Italian
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Apr 20, 2019 Stilton, Geronimo, author
texts
eye 27
favorite 0
comment 1
109 pages : 20 cm
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Buried treasure -- Fiction, Survival -- Fiction, Shipwrecks -- Fiction, Prehistoric peoples --...
California Digital Library
Apr 20, 2019
texts
eye 2.1M
favorite 0
comment 29
Publisher's chromolithographed pictorial wrappers
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 29 reviews )
Topics: Brothers and sisters, Orphans, Conduct of life, Education
Boston Public Library
texts
eye 8,633
favorite 11
comment 1
Blank pages for "Family record" (7 at end)
favorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Boone family, Boone, Daniel, 1734-1820
Source: bplsocsci
UNC Music Library
Apr 19, 2019 Morris, Homer F
texts
eye 6,221
favorite 11
comment 1
Don Yoder Collection of American Hymnody
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: Hymns, English
Biodiversity Heritage Library
Apr 19, 2019 Ingersoll, Ernest, 1852-1946
texts
eye 28,464
favorite 37
comment 2
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: Birds -- Folklore, Birds
Books to Borrow
Apr 18, 2019 Martin, Ann M., 1955-
texts
eye 160
favorite 0
comment 1
"An Apple paperback."
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Babysitters, Cats
Books to Borrow
Apr 18, 2019 Martin, Ann M., 1955-
texts
eye 187
favorite 1
comment 1
"An Apple paperback."
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Babysitters, Seashore
Books to Borrow
Apr 18, 2019 Martin, Ann M., 1955-
texts
eye 126
favorite 0
comment 1
"An Apple paperback."
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Babysitters, Camps, Baseball
Books to Borrow
Apr 18, 2019 Hill, Grace Livingston, 1865-1947
texts
eye 224
favorite 1
comment 1
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
American Libraries
Apr 18, 2019 Husband, Joseph, 1885-1938
texts
eye 269
favorite 0
comment 1
Book digitized by Google from the library of University of California and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: Industrial arts
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=R6BEAAAAIAAJ&oe=UTF-8
American Libraries
Apr 18, 2019 Hugo, Victor, 1802-1885
texts
eye 2,842
favorite 0
comment 1
Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
( 1 reviews )
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=LLcQAAAAYAAJ&oe=UTF-8
Books to Borrow
texts
eye 327
favorite 0
comment 1
Reprint. Originally published: New York : Macmillan, 1977
favorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: African American women, African American women
American Libraries
Apr 17, 2019 Hakluyt, Richard, 1552?-1616
texts
eye 497
favorite 0
comment 1
"Of this ed. there are 250 copies printed on royal paper, and 75 on imperial paper."
( 1 reviews )
Topics: bub_upload, Voyages and travels, Discoveries in geography
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=J143AQAAMAAJ&hl=&source=gbs_api
California Digital Library
Apr 17, 2019 University of Cambridge; Venn, J. A. (John Archibald), b. 1883; Venn, John, 1834-1923
texts
eye 12,752
favorite 8
comment 2
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topic: University of Cambridge
Books to Borrow
Apr 17, 2019 T. L. Sherred
texts
eye 7
favorite 0
comment 1
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Books to Borrow
Apr 17, 2019 Anderson, Marie C; Anderson, Donald O
texts
eye 149
favorite 0
comment 1
Includes index
favorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: Reasoner family
Books to Borrow
Apr 17, 2019 Canfield, Jack, 1944-; Hansen, Mark Victor; Kirberger, Kimberly, 1953-
texts
eye 106
favorite 2
comment 1
Falling in love -- Breaking up -- Friendship -- Tough times -- Family and love -- Acts of kindness -- Growing up
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: Teenagers
Books to Borrow
Apr 17, 2019 Chalaby, Abbas
texts
eye 48
favorite 0
comment 1
Edition statement from spine and p. [1] of cover
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
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Apr 17, 2019 Handford, Martin
texts
eye 143
favorite 2
comment 1
The reader follows Waldo as he hikes around the world and must try to find him in the illustrations of some of the crowded places he visits
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Voyages and travels, Humorous stories, Picture puzzles, Literary recreations, Voyages and travels,...
Books to Borrow
Apr 16, 2019 White, Stephen, 1952-; Grayson, Rick, ill
texts
eye 50
favorite 1
comment 1
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Christmas, Santa Claus, Dinosaurs
Allen County Public Library
Apr 16, 2019 St. Albans Abbey. cn; Brigg, William, 1858?-1921, ed
texts
eye 5,707
favorite 4
comment 1
Supplement to "The Herts genealogist and antiquary."
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Registers of births, etc, genealogy
Books to Borrow
Apr 16, 2019 Kennedy, Hugh (Hugh N.); Kennedy, Hugh (Hugh N.). Court of the Caliphs
texts
eye 189
favorite 9
comment 1
Originally published in the United Kingdom under as The Court of the Caliphs
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Abbasids, Islam
Whitman Public Library
Apr 16, 2019 Whitman-Hanson Regional High School (Whitman, Mass.)
texts
eye 336
favorite 0
comment 1
Title supplied by cataloger. Title varies each year except for: 1965-1967, Interim. 1972-1987 and 1994-1998, Retrospect.; Other titles include: 1961, Cornerstone. 1962, Archway. 1963, Torch. 1968, Horizon. 1971, Odyssey. 1992, More than just proud. 1993, Like never before. 1999, Treasure the years.; Description based on: 1961.
( 1 reviews )
Topics: Whitman-Hanson Regional High School (Whitman, Mass.)--Students--Yearbooks, School...
Books to Borrow
Apr 16, 2019 James Nachtwey
texts
eye 68
favorite 2
comment 2
( 2 reviews )
Topics: Nachtwey, James, War photography, Documentary photography
American Libraries
Apr 16, 2019 Marcus Tullius Cicero , William Francis Allen , James Bradstreet Greenough, George Lyman Kittredge, Joseph Henry Allen
texts
eye 1,318
favorite 0
comment 1
Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=CMoAAAAAYAAJ&oe=UTF-8
American Libraries
texts
eye 1,124
favorite 0
comment 1
Book digitized by Google from the library of University of California and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
( 1 reviews )
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=2qxCAAAAIAAJ&oe=UTF-8
Books to Borrow
Apr 15, 2019 Tisdale, Rosa D. (Rosa Doris), 1904-
texts
eye 170
favorite 5
comment 1
Includes index
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: Tisdale family
Books to Borrow
Apr 14, 2019 Bernthal, Mark; White, Alvin S., ill
texts
eye 30
favorite 0
comment 1
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Musical instruments, Sharing, Dinosaurs
Books to Borrow
Apr 14, 2019 Maggie Osborne
texts
eye 165
favorite 0
comment 1
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Pregnant women -- Fiction., Sheriffs -- Fiction., Forced marriage -- Fiction., Kansas -- Social...
California Digital Library
Apr 14, 2019 Page, James, designer
texts
eye 23,806
favorite 143
comment 4
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews )
Topics: Decoration and ornament -- Plant forms, Architecture -- Details
Prelinger Library
Apr 14, 2019 Van Rensselaer, Martha, comp; Rose, Flora, joint comp; Canon, Helen, joint comp
texts
eye 4,764
favorite 28
comment 3
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Topics: Sewing, Cookery, Food, Home economics, Interior decoration
Books to Borrow
Apr 13, 2019 Douglas, Lloyd C. (Lloyd Cassel), 1877-1951
texts
eye 45
favorite 1
comment 1
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: Indiana
The University of Scranton Weinberg Memorial Library
Apr 13, 2019
texts
eye 1,570
favorite 1
comment 1
Bound copies of Volume 38 (Issues 1-10) of The Educator
( 1 reviews )
University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries
Apr 12, 2019 Massachusetts. Office of the Secretary of State
texts
eye 9,044
favorite 8
comment 1
favoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: United States -- History Revolution, 1775-1783 Registers, Massachusetts -- History Revolution,...
Books to Borrow
Apr 12, 2019 Schueler, Gerald J., 1942-; Schueler, Betty, 1944-
texts
eye 191
favorite 3
comment 1
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: Enochian magic
Books to Borrow
Apr 12, 2019 Neels, Betty
texts
eye 398
favorite 2
comment 1
"Original hardcover edition published in 1978 by Mills & Boon Limited."
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
American Libraries
Apr 11, 2019 William James
texts
eye 1,105
favorite 0
comment 2
Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of Michigan and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=SmsbzTAgq7wC&oe=UTF-8
American Libraries
texts
eye 7,089
favorite 12
comment 1
Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
favorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: Nobility
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=1ysWkXKSrpIC&oe=UTF-8
American Libraries
Apr 10, 2019 Stead, W. T. (William Thomas), 1849-1912
texts
eye 4,508
favorite 0
comment 2
Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=t2sAAAAAYAAJ&oe=UTF-8
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Topic: Bible
California Digital Library
Apr 9, 2019 Hogarth, D. G. (David George), 1862-1927
texts
eye 1,147
favorite 1
comment 1
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: Middle East -- Description and travel
Books to Borrow
Apr 9, 2019 Katz, Marjorie P; Vogel, Malvina G; Marcos, Pablo
texts
eye 48
favorite 1
comment 1
Four of Edgar Allan Poe's short stories in a specially adapted version
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Mystery and detective stories, Horror stories, Horror tales, American, Horror stories
The Library of Congress
Apr 9, 2019 Baker, Nina Brown, 1888-1957
texts
eye 68
favorite 0
comment 1
222 p. 21 cm
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Center for Sacramento History textual archives
Apr 9, 2019 Office of the County Assessor of Sacramento County
texts
eye 11
favorite 1
comment 1
Description : Assessor's map of a portion of East Del Paso Heights, which is located in Section 17 of Rancho Del Paso. The blocks are bounded by Dry Creek Road, Grand Avenue, Huron Street, and North Avenue. Several street names have changed. Accession Number : 2003/x-03/067 Publisher : Office of the County Assessor of Sacramento County Date Published : c . 1940 - c . 1960s   Dimensions : 19 x 17 in
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Assessment map, Grant Union High School District, North Sacramento School District, East Del Paso...
Biodiversity Heritage Library
Apr 9, 2019 Ingersoll, Ernest, 1852-1946
texts
eye 1,039
favorite 0
comment 1
extracted picklist
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: Animal behavior
The Library of Congress
Apr 8, 2019 Hicks, Robert Drew, 1850-1929
texts
eye 642
favorite 2
comment 1
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Epicurus, Stoics, Philosophy, Ancient
Cornell University Library
texts
eye 3,879
favorite 2
comment 1
The metadata below describe the original scanning. Follow the "All Files: HTTP" link in the "View the book" box to the left to find XML files that contain more metadata about the original images and the derived formats (OCR results, PDF etc.). See also the What is the directory structure for the texts? FAQ for information about file content and naming conventions.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Ethnology, Indigenous peoples
Books to Borrow
Apr 7, 2019 Caillard, Andrew; Penfolds Wines Pty Ltd
texts
eye 39
favorite 0
comment 1
Includes bibliographical references
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Penfolds Wines Pty Ltd, Wine and wine making, Wine cellars
American Libraries
Apr 7, 2019 Pliny, the Elder; Bostock, John, 1773-1846; Riley, Henry T. (Henry Thomas), 1816-1878
texts
eye 4,021
favorite 3
comment 1
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: bub_upload, Natural history
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=aVMMAAAAIAAJ&hl=&source=gbs_api
American Libraries
Apr 6, 2019 [Sainsbury, John S.] [from old catalog]; Choron, Alexandre Étienne, 1771-1834. [from old catalog]
texts
eye 585
favorite 2
comment 1
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: bub_upload, Musicians, Music
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=OH1HAAAAYAAJ&hl=&source=gbs_api
Paged continuously
( 1 reviews )
Topics: Wills, genealogy
The Library of Congress
Apr 6, 2019 Benedict, Elsie Lincoln. [from old catalog]; Benedict, Ralph Paine, [from old catalog] joint author
texts
eye 4,265
favorite 11
comment 1
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: Characters and characteristics
Princeton Theological Seminary Library
texts
eye 2,775
favorite 8
comment 1
Commonly referred to as the "Breeches Bible."
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Bible, Psalters
Books to Borrow
Apr 5, 2019 White, Harvey Elliott, 1902
texts
eye 182
favorite 1
comment 1
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: Physics
The National Transportation Library
Apr 5, 2019 United States. Dept. of Transportation. Transportation Systems Center; United States. Urban Mass Transportation Administration
texts
eye 50
favorite 0
comment 1
PB 251-501 to PB 251-515
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: Personal rapid transit
Includes index
favorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Low-cholesterol diet, Desserts, Cholesterol, Dietary, Cookery
Books to Borrow
Apr 5, 2019 Craven, Thomas, b. 1889, ed; Weiss, Florence, joint ed; Weiss, Sydney, joint ed
texts
eye 90
favorite 3
comment 1
"Key to source abbreviations": p. 451
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Wit and humor, Pictorial, Caricatures and cartoons
The Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection
Apr 4, 2019 Bonner, John, 1828-1899; Curtis, George William, 1824-1892; Alden, Henry Mills, 1836-1919; Conant, Samuel Stillman, 1831-1885?; Schuyler, Montgomery, 1843-1914; Foord, John, 1842-1922; Davis, Richard Harding, 1864-1916; Schurz, Carl, 1829-1906; Nelson, Henry Loomis, 1846-1908; Bangs, John Kendrick, 1862-1922; Harvey, George Brinton McClellan, 1864-1928; Hapgood, Norman, 1868-1937
texts
eye 3,238
favorite 6
comment 1
"A journal of civilization."
( 1 reviews )
Topic: genealogy
Source: folio
Family History Library
Apr 4, 2019 Various
texts
eye 903
favorite 2
comment 1
( 1 reviews )
Topic: American short stories
The Library of Congress
Apr 4, 2019 Horstmann, Wm. H., company, Philaldelphia, pub. [from old catalog]
texts
eye 2,839
favorite 16
comment 2
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: Knitting, Crocheting
The PanLex Project
Apr 4, 2019 Dubi Nanda Dhakal; Kristine A. Hildebrandt; Jessica Krim; Nepāla ra Eśiyālī Anusandhāna Kendra, publisher
texts
eye 43
favorite 0
comment 1
Gyalsumdo-English-Nepali dictionary
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Tibetan language, Tibetan language, Tibetan language
237 p. 21 cm
( 1 reviews )
Books to Borrow
Apr 3, 2019 Dank, Milton, 1920-; Dank, Gloria
texts
eye 49
favorite 0
comment 1
When their biology teacher is in danger of being dismissed because he insists that he saw a UFO and some aliens, the Galaxy Gang sets out to help Mr. Dawson by gathering evidence to prove his strange story
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Unidentified flying objects, Schools, Mystery and detective stories, Unidentified flying objects,...
The Library of Congress
Apr 3, 2019 Hunolt, Franz, 1691-1746
texts
eye 134
favorite 0
comment 2
favorite ( 2 reviews )
Topic: Sermons, German
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Apr 1, 2019 Donald, Robyn
texts
eye 414
favorite 0
comment 1
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Nannies, Sheep ranchers
Books to Borrow
Mar 31, 2019 Jacobs, Shanie
texts
eye 91
favorite 3
comment 1
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: Crocheting
Books to Borrow
Mar 31, 2019 Ripley, Francis J
texts
eye 362
favorite 3
comment 2
favoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topic: Catholic Church
American Libraries
texts
eye 2,228
favorite 3
comment 2
No more published
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: Ancestor worship, Burial, Demonology, Witchcraft
Books to Borrow
Mar 29, 2019 Pascal, Francine
texts
eye 159
favorite 3
comment 1
Twins Elizabeth and Jessica Wakefield win and lose boyfriends as they continue their senior year at high school
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: High school students, Twins, Love, Sweet Valley (Imaginary place), Friendship, Twins, Adventure...
American Libraries
Mar 29, 2019 Riley Shepard
texts
eye 2,287
favorite 21
comment 1
History, music and words to 1,900 songs with song-finder index containing more than 17,000 cross-referenced titles and information. Compiled, written and edited by Riley Shepard Featured on NPR program:  https://www.npr.org/2018/12/21/679233260/the-cowboy-philosopher-a-tale-of-obsession-scams-and-family Blog post about this:   http://blog.archive.org/2019/02/27/riley-shepards-encyclopedia-of-folk-music-is-finally-available/
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: folk music, encyclopedia of folk, traditional music, riley shepard, stacy shepard
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Mar 29, 2019 Rosenman, Joel; Roberts, John (John Peter); Pilpel, Robert H
texts
eye 43
favorite 1
comment 1
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: Woodstock Festival (1969 : Bethel, N.Y.)
Source: inlibrary
New York Public Library
Mar 29, 2019 Stevenson, Robert Louis, 1850-1894; Rhead, Louis, 1857-1926, ill
texts
eye 14,610
favorite 29
comment 2
After his mother finds a treasure map among the possessions of a deceased guest at her inn, Jim Hawkins manages to outwit crafty and cruel pirates to learn the location of the buried treasure
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: Treasure troves, Adventure stories, Pirates
Getty Research Institute
Mar 28, 2019 Cumberland and Westmorland Antiquarian and Archæological Society
texts
eye 2,187
favorite 2
comment 1
The transactions include the society's proceedings. No proceedings are included in n. s. v. 70 (1970)
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Cumberland (England) -- Antiquities Periodicals, Westmorland (England) -- Antiquities Periodicals,...
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Mar 28, 2019 Taraborrelli, J. Randy
texts
eye 186
favorite 3
comment 1
Includes bibliographical references and index
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Jackson, Michael, 1958-2009, Rock musicians
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Mar 28, 2019 Ash, Russell
texts
eye 97
favorite 5
comment 1
Includes index
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Physical measurements, Measurement, Science